New to Public Health Residency Program

Welcome to the New to Public Health (N2PH) Residency Program!

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The New to Public Health Residency Program is a first of its kind program designed to support early career public health professionals working in a governmental public health organization.

As a resident, you will learn about foundational areas and capabilities essential to public health practice as you complete a series of monthly learning activities to build competence and confidence as you transition to your exciting new role in public health.


Applications for the April have been accepted.  

Future cohorts are expected for August and November 2023.

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The cost is $1,000 per resident accepted to the program. The cost includes:

  • 12 program sessions, including orientation
  • Approximately 120 hours of professional development activities
  • 77 eligible continuing education contact hours (ANCC, CHES/MCHES, or a general healthcare credit)
  • Individually matching residents with a mentor group based on resident-specific interests and experiences 

Scholarships may be available pending grant funding. Applicants will be notified of potential scholarships upon acceptance to the program. Please contact program facilitators with additional questions at



Join us for an informational webinar to learn more about the New to Public Health Residency Program, ask questions, and get to know program facilitators.

Upcoming webinars:

What is the N2PH Residency Program?


The following quotes are from the New to Public Health Residency Program residents and supervisors. 

“I really enjoy this program! I have learned so much, especially being new to the public health field in my current capacity”

– Resident

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“[My staff member] has improved system-level thinking and understanding of the public health 3.0 model”

– Supervisor of Resident

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“It is very well laid out and organized, the content is easily understood and explained in a real- world way for application”

– Resident

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“The connection and network…building is invaluable”

– Supervisor of Resident

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Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership

In partnership with the UW-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Program, contact hours/credits will be available for successful completion of this program.

In support of improving patient care, UW-Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.